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Notice of Assertion to Current and Prospective Shareholders of Prodigy Gold Inc and Argonaut Gold (US) Corp

GARDEN RIVER FIRST NATION, ON, Jan. 14, 2020 – Garden River First Nation (“GRFN”) objects to and will if necessary, challenge Prodigy’s attempts to construct and operate a gold mine in GRFN traditional territory, near Dubreuilville, Ontario. Studies undertaken by GRFN and given to Prodigy reveal that this is an area of high value to […]

by ahnationtalk on January 14, 20207 Views

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Mississaugas First Nation chief says land acknowledgments shouldn’t be ‘for show’ – Brampton Guardian

All Region of Peel public proceedings will now begin with a formal, Indigenous land acknowledgment, a decision the chief of the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation says is only a first step in creating open dialogue between the two communities. “Beginning with a land acknowledgement is a sign of respect and it is appreciated,” […]

by ahnationtalk on January 13, 202010 Views

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Council adopts Indigenous territory acknowledgement – Sarnia Observer

December 9, 2019 A traditional territory acknowledgement will be read at the start of future council meetings. Council 6-1 Monday adopted the recommended acknowledgement, proposed by the city’s United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) committee, which consulted local First Nations elders starting in 2019 to come up with the wording. “I […]

by ahnationtalk on December 10, 201931 Views

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New Process for the publication of Land Code Amendments and Other First Nation Enactments that are not Signed by Chief and Council in the First Nations Gazette

In September, the Policy respecting Publication in the First Nations Gazette, 2019 was revised to create a process for the publication of Land Code amendments and other First Nation enactments that are not signed by Chief and Council. The process balances the need to protect the integrity of the First Nations Gazette (the “Gazette”) with […]

by ahnationtalk on December 2, 201923 Views

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Former top public servant calls on western premiers to settle outstanding Indigenous land claims – CBC

After more than 30 years working on Indigenous issues, former clerk offers lessons learned for next government Dec 01, 2019 Canada’s former top federal public servant says uncertainty over Indigenous land title in the West is holding back the regional economy — and is calling on three regional premiers to commit to settling the issue […]

by ahnationtalk on December 2, 201917 Views

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KAIROS Canada: Bringing together women land defenders through digital hub

(Toronto, ON) – KAIROS Canada is thrilled to launch an online hub to connect and help further empower women land and water defenders in Canada and worldwide. Called Mother Earth and Resource Extraction– or MERE Hub, the resource was developed in consultation with women at the forefront of environmental protection. MERE Hub compiles a range […]

by ahnationtalk on November 26, 201920 Views

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Federal gov’t funded Indigenous protected area project on Ontario’s Crown land – Tbnewswatch.com

The federal government is funding a K.I. proposal that implicates provincial Crown land. THUNDER BAY — Ontario’s response to a First Nation’s-led initiative to establish a large protected area in the remote north remains uncertain, as it appears to have had little involvement in the plan. Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug wants to oversee a proposed 1.3 million-hectare […]

by ahnationtalk on November 22, 201916 Views

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Residential Development Approved for Boblo Island – AM800

A major residential development has been approved on Boblo Island. Amherstburg town council has approved the Amico project consisting of 219 units of single-detached homes and townhouses. Mayor Aldo DiCarlo says the project will mean an increased tax base for the municipality. “The layout with Boblo is that it’s not exactly a large geographic area […]

by ahnationtalk on November 15, 201921 Views

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NAN Chiefs Reject Omnibus Bill 132 Tactics, Assert Rights over Traditional Lands

THUNDER BAY, ON (November 14, 2019) : First Nation leaders from across Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) have declared their resolve to assert their rights and jurisdiction over their traditional lands by rejecting omnibus legislation being fast-tracked by the provincial government, and controlling development in the Far North. “The message today from our Chiefs to the […]

by ahnationtalk on November 15, 201914 Views

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Peel to vote on formal Indigenous land acknowledgement – mississauga.com

The Region of Peel’s Diversity, Equity and Anti-Racism Committee will vote Thursday, Nov. 7 on whether or not all their public proceedings should open with a formal, Indigenous land acknowledgement. The proposed land acknowledgement was developed in consultation with local resources from the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation, the Ministry of Education — Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on November 6, 201931 Views

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